Family Locator and GPS Tracker
by: Sygic a. s. • 842
There are many ways to make use of the internal GPS all smartphones have, and many manufacturers include GPS tracking as an built-in option if you take the time to turn it on. However, when you have to look after a group of individuals, a family, a boy scout troop, a group of fellows or whatever, things get a little bit more complicated.
That's where Family GPS Tracker shows up. First off, you have to install it in your device and send "invitations" to those you care about (keep in mind at all times that you can never ever install anything in somebody else's device without his or her consent). Then, your device will work as a central HQ, receiving data from all the linked devices and positioning them on a map.
In case that isn't enough for your serenity, the app includes an option to mark out green and red zones and receive a warning when someone leaves the former or enters the latter (as in "tell me when she reaches grandad's" or "warn me if he goes to the park"). As this app takes a little bit of extra battery, an energy bar is added to every member so you can know their battery levels at a glance. In-group messaging also works as a SOS widget (great for older folks).
User interface is clean and useful without whimsical flourishes that would only distract you from what you're currently doing. It's very easy to use.
It's the closest thing to that Harry Potter clock at the Weasley's, if you know what I mean. We can only ask for some Minority Report-like features yet to be invented (voice recognition anyone?) or other minor features.
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by Peter , Appszoom
May 12, 2014
Keep your kids safe and let your entire family be in touch. Family Locator is the family tracker, children safety & emergency alerts app awarded by the largest parent-testing community Parent Tested Parent Approved.
Try Family Locator to:
- See where family members are right now
- Share free cross-platform family messages
- Know when kids leave school, Grandma’s…
- Receive alert if they go where it’s not safe
- In need send/receive SOS with exact location
- Find them in park with augmented reality
- Geofence a place to know when they get there
- Be notified if they leave chosen location
- Check-in to tell others where you are
- Navigate there (works best with Sygic GPS Navigation)
- Reveal location only to people you trust
Family Locator was created by parents like you:
- Designed as an easy tool for you & your kids
- Even if you are busy it keeps you in touch
- Privacy of your family is top concern for us
- High quality positioning is guaranteed
- Battery consumption optimized for daily use
- Invisble mode for parents - administrators
-Only a parent - administrator can manage family members and safe/un-safe zones
Premium In-flight mode locates you during your flight and lets your family members see the location of your plane on the map.
Your family members will also get notified when your plane departs, lands, is delayed, or canceled. You do not need GPS or data connection while on board.
Simply check to your flight in the app and you are all set. We get all data from FlightAware, the most popular flight tracking service.
Family Locator needs to check your position regularly, but still does not take more than 4% of your battery life.
For Family Locator to function properly Location services must be turned on.
Give Family Locator a try and tell us what you think.
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Note about the use of GPS: This app can use GPS in the background mode. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.